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The Firm believes in developing personal relationships between their clients and the attorneys representing them. All clients of the Firm meet and work with their attorney personally and there are no paralegals or secretaries who are involved in the attorney-client relationship regarding the legal matters of the client.

Heppenheimer & Korpal represent a variety of clients concentrating in business and corporate matters, business transactions, civil litigation, criminal defense, alcoholic beverage practice, probate / estate planning and family law. Their clients include individuals, local and national businesses and governmental agencies.

The Firm's attorneys strive to achieve cost-effective solutions for their clients. While strongly advocating their clients' interests in all matters, the attorneys will consider alternative means to resolve disputes such as mediation or plea agreements before proceeding to trial.

The attorneys of Heppenheimer & Korpal are known and respected for their legal skills, innovation and experience. The Firm stands out for its accessibility, responsiveness and attentiveness to its clients. By providing clients with legal expertise and high standards of service, Heppenheimer & Korpal have established a prominence among attorneys and has become known thoughout Northern Indiana as a source of reliable, dedicated legal counsel.

Founded by Harry Heppenheimer in 1952, the firm of Heppenheimer & Korpal has served the legal needs of South Bend — Mishawaka, Indiana and the surrounding areas for over 50 years. Partners since 1986, Mitchell R. Heppenheimer and James F. Korpal have demonstrated a strong commitment to high quality legal representation and have acquired a well known reputation for vigorous and aggressive legal services.

The Firm has been in the same location since 1978. The office is located seven blocks from the St. Joseph County Courthouse and and is in the West Washington Historical District in South Bend, Indiana.



Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Small Business Law
Commercial Real Estate
Buy-Sell Businesses
Real Estate
Drug Crimes
White Collar Crime
Sex Crimes
Death Penalty
Domestic Violence
Liquor Licensing
Alcoholic Beverages
Liquor Liability
Wills and Probate
Estate Litigation
Contested Wills
Child Custody
Child Support


Heppenheimer & Korpal Professional Corporation • 704 West Washington Avenue • South Bend, IN 46601
574.232.5883 Phone • 574.232.4490 Fax

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